The Emergency Planning College ("The EPC", "we" or "us") provide or offer services or where services are delivered via our website, we use cookies on our site, for example to make our site work, maintain security and to measure the performance of the website. We have detailed below the cookies that we use, why we use them, for how long and how you can manage your cookie preference including how to accept or reject the cookies that are not necessary for our site. For information about who we are, how we process your data including personal data and how to contact us can be found in our Privacy Policy.


Use of cookies by the EPC

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide usage information to the owners of the site. 

The law states that strictly necessary cookies (which are defined and identified in the tables below) can be stored, without consent, on your device for the operation of the site. For all other types of cookies your permission consent is required. If you do not want such cookies you can set your browser to deny it.

Please be aware that not consenting to some cookies may impact on the functionality of the site. However, you are, at any time, able to withdraw your consent by updating your cookie preferences. You can do this by clicking the “Cookie Settings” button in the footer.


Cookie List

Below (under each heading) we have listed out the cookies that we use on this website (including where they are third party cookies), what they are used for and when they expire. To view the purposes of our Cookies click on the hyperlink of the individual cookies within the tables below. Our website is scanned regularly using OneTrust to maintain this list. We classify cookies in the following categories: Strictly necessary, Performance, Functional, Targeting and Social Media cookies. All cookies apart from those that are strictly necessary are automatically blocked until you have provided consent - this will mean for example that video will not appear or work if Functional cookies are not accepted. Where we use third-party technologies, link to third party websites, embed their contents on our site to enhance your browsing experience (videos, web traffic data, etc) or offer services, those third party may also place cookies on your device. Please see above details for any third party cookies. You should check the relevant third-party website for more information. Our privacy notice and cookies statement apply only to information collected by or on behalf of us. If you go to another website, you should read their privacy notice and cookies policy before you proceed.


Performance Cookies

Performance cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and allows us to see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site and will not be able to monitor its performance. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site may not function as intended. Use this link to see how to do this for your browser-


Cookie Subgroup     Cookies     Cookies used     Lifespan     _gid, _ga First Party     1 Day, 730 Days
  TawkConnectionTime, twk_uuid_* (unique id), twk_idm_key First Party     Session, 180 days, Session 
  OptanonAlertBoxClosed, OptanonConsent First Party     90 days